Tag : Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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EMA Panel Backs Solriamfetol (Sunosi) for Narcolepsy, OSA

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The dual-acting dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor showed durable effects in reducing excessive sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). International Approvals...
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UA receives $1.4 million grant for a peer-support program to help sleep apnea patients

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University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Professor Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, has been awarded nearly $1.4 million for a peer-support program for sleep apnea...
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FDA Okays Pitolisant (Wakix) for Narcolepsy

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The FDA has approved pitolisant, a first-in-class, nonscheduled treatment option with a novel mechanism of action for adults with narcolepsy. FDA Approvals Source link...
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Lack of Sleep Harms College Students' Mental Health

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College students who don’t get enough sleep are at increased risk of developing mental health problems, including anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Medscape Medical News Source...
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Excessive daytime sleepiness in OSA patients linked to greater risk for cardiovascular diseases

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Adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive sleepiness while awake appear to be at far greater risk for cardiovascular diseases than those without...
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Electrical Stimulation May Prevent Opioid-Overdose Death

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Electrical stimulation, either through an implantable pacemaker-like device or externally via a defibrillator-type of device, shows promise in getting people who overdose on opioids breathing...
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Insomnia, Other Sleep Problems Rising in College Students

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Changes in sleep patterns are common among college students. A study in Norway found increases in insomnia and other sleep problems, especially in female students....
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Sleep Disorder Drug May Be Effective for Stimulant Abuse

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Modafinil, a wakefulness-promoting agent approved for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder, shows promise in treating stimulant use disorders. Medscape Medical News...
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Nasal delivery of leptin hormone may help ease breathing problems during sleep

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Experimenting with mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a hormone best known for helping regulate hunger and body weight might also...
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Forms of Sleep Disturbances Increase as Parkinson's Progresses

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Sleep disturbances are common across the stages of Parkinson’s disease and increase with disease progression. A study suggests that because there is little overlap, they...

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